The mystery of origin of the Slavs is still unsolved. Numerous archaeological excavations and, after them, all kinds of ancient Slavs jewelry which were founded, have added more questions than answers. Nowadays is adopted to take into consideration an alternative history in parallel with the main historical postulates.
Despite linguist’s and archaeologist’s best efforts, the mystery of the origin our ancestors remains one of the most interesting centuries-old mysteries.
Worship of the gods and hard labor
Our ancestors wore Slavic pagan jewelry, living in comfort and having a rich life. It was evidenced by ancient manuscripts, that there were a lot of fish in the rivers and lakes, and in the forests there were an incredible number of animals. In the pre-Christian era, they worshiped of different gods, but in the original understanding, the Slavs are not considered as Gentiles, they are known as people of the Vedic culture. It means, they must have known a lot about the world around them and lived in harmony with nature. It was provided with the help of Slavic pagan jewelry.
The Slavs liked material welfare and, in order to raise their incoming, they had worked hard. It is important to know that it was not matter what kind of work it was:
- yarn of shirts;
- manufacturing jewelry of the ancient Slavic jewelry.
However, in addition to a hard work, the tribes were able to rely on forces of good and prayed to their gods. Numerous archaeological excavations have confirmed that they were religious people. A lot of kinds of Slavic pagan jewelry were founded in recent years which are valid for their religion.
Customs and traditions
Bread was a sign of prosperity with the Christians. Even in winter when field work has been already finished the never forget about a bred. In the process of praying Slavs were using amulets talismans and Slavic pendants.
Also it was placed a bunch of wheat, which guaranteed the owners of the house a new and rich harvest. At the same time, family members always prayed for the harvest. That`s why in a sign of veneration of the gods they wore Slavic pagan pendants and talismans.
In the process of bread baking Slavs used to keep the door locked. Such an interesting custom appeared thanks to the established belief. Representatives of the ancient people were convinced that if a stranger enters their house during the baking process – it will lead to violence and cause some problem.
To protect themselves from uninvited guests, Slavic wore amulets and pendants. For the same reason, the floor was always swept from the threshold to the stove.
Soldierly virtue the Slavic
The ancient Slavs were never known as cruel as the Greeks or Romans. They were brave and courage warriors, that’s why being captured by the enemy was considered as a disgrace for Slavic . At that time honor, valor and mutual assistance was highly appreciated. Old Slavic warriors always wore amulets and ancient jewelry, which served as a protection from evil spirits. However, being courageous and brave warriors, they were setting up ambushes and using an art of reconnaissance, what provided them great advantages in warfare.
Slavic pendants, amulets and talismans were an integral part of their culture. They were made of bone, wood and were considered as a Slavic charm from evil spirits . Such jewelry symbolized the Slavic god Perun – the defender of the ancient people. In the broadest sense, an ax is a sign of luck and defense. Such Slavic pendants were popular among the princes, the governor and ordinary soldiers. The Slavic amulet with an ax is the strongest protective guard for men. It symbolizes strength, courage and consistency.